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City budget proposal to hinge on state funding

February 23, 2015 • 0
With Mayor Toni Harp’s budget proposal due to the Board of Alders by week’s end, New Haven will rely on the state’s commitment to municipal aid to bolster the city’s revenue.
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State police investigate racially charged letter

February 23, 2015 • 0
Connecticut State Police are investigating a racially charged letter that has circulated within the Bridgeport Police Department.
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Youths, activists celebrate African American history

February 23, 2015 • 0
Award-winning student poets, local musicians and social justice activists gathered in the New Haven People’s Center yesterday afternoon to discuss what some are calling the “New Civil Rights Movement.”
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Cho to face another lawsuit in RI

February 23, 2015 • 0
Three employees at the Gourmet Heaven location in Providence, Rhode Island filed federal lawsuits this past Wednesday against owner Chung Cho for allegations of wage theft.
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Project Storefronts spur city business

February 23, 2015 • 0
For most of February, 55 Church St. housed a uniform clothing store. But starting this week, it will stand as a studio for makeup artist Evelyn Massey, thanks to the New Haven organization Project Storefronts.
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Activists protest two cases of wage theft

February 20, 2015 • 0
Immigrants’ rights activists stood with signs outside two businesses in Orange and West Haven yesterday afternoon, condemning the alleged wage theft and abuse of Latino workers Armando Rodriguez and Alberto Saldana.
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Tweed considers direct flights to D.C.

February 20, 2015 • 0
Getting from the Elm City to the nation’s capital may soon be a lot easier.
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City, University resolve land disputes over Palace theater renovation

February 20, 2015 • 0
“In any negotiation there are obstacles that need to be overcome and at times, there are sticking points,” said City Hall spokesman Laurence Grotheer.
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Manager’s death marks end of an era for Owl Shop

February 20, 2015 • 0
The Owl Shop — a cozy lounge filled with battered leather-backed chairs and a rugged dark wood-paneled floor — has been a Yale and New Haven mainstay since its opening, located less than a block away from Old Campus at 268 College St.
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Dems support bill for undocumented students

February 20, 2015 • 0
The Yale College Democrats are advocating for a new bill that would allow undocumented students to access public financial aid.
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Annual homeless count collects new data

February 20, 2015 • 0
Volunteers dispersed across Connecticut on Wednesday night to survey the homeless for the annual Point-in-Time Count, a nationwide homeless survey that is mandatory for communities applying for funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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Perez’s departure leaves void in Board of Alders leadership

February 19, 2015 • 0
As Board of Alders President Jorge Perez bids farewell to his 28-year career in city government, New Haven will look to a two-term alder to lead the board.